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David Gordon

Works Published inThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesEssays in Political EconomyQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises ReviewThe Free Market

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

David Gordon is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute, and editor of The Mises Review.

David Gordon is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He was educated at UCLA, where he earned his PhD in intellectual history. He is the author of Resurrecting Marx: The Analytical Marxists on Exploitation, Freedom, and JusticeThe Philosophical Origins of Austrian Economics,An Introduction to Economic Reasoning, and Critics of Marx. He is also editor of Secession, State, and Liberty and co-editor of H.B. Acton'sMorals of Markets and Other Essays.

Dr. Gordon is the editor of The Mises Review, and a contributor to such journals as analysisThe International Philosophic QuarterlyThe Journal of Libertarian Studies, and The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

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Happy Birthday Ralph


Today is Ralph Raico's eightieth birthday. He is the greatest living historian of classical liberalism and a leading libertarian theorist.

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The Philosophy of Gun Control


In the new book Debating Gun Control, two philosophers take a look at the philosophical underpinnings beneath the debate.

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Did Tariffs Make America Great?

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMonetary Theory


Economists Stephen Cohen and Bradford DeLong are spouting an unfortunate amount of enthusiasm for Alexander Hamilton's corporatist economics.

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Thanks to Capitalism, There's More Wealth to Go Around

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory


Effective poverty relief becomes easier as workers become more productive. Fortunately, capitalism makes this possible.

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Happy Birthday, Hans!


Today is the birthday of Hans Hoppe, an outstanding social thinker and defender of liberty.

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